Mikey Welsh, former Weezer bass player, was found dead in a Chicago hotel room Saturday afternoon, according to several media reports.
Welsh, 40, was found by hotel staff after he failed to check out of his room at the Raffaello Hotel, authorities said.
He was found unresponsive and on the floor, according to The Chicago Tribune.
Welsh was pronounced dead at the scene by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office and narcotics are suspected as the cause of death, the Tribune reported.
Autopsy results are expected to be available this afternoon.
Welsh was in Chicago to attend Weezer’s performance at Riot Fest.
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